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Leadership Community Fall 2023

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We focused on Mission at Leadership in the fall. Terry began by talking about F.I.T.S. Which stands for Friendships, Identify with Christ, Team up with Others, Share the Gospel. Each of these aspects should be approached with prayer. God is the one at work, we are invited to join him. During the training a different leader came up and talked about how they have lived out each of these different aspects. Trace shared three methods for sharing the gospel. He…

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Importance and Power of Encouragment

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  First Saturday in February, 7:45 in the morning…I had left home about 5 to drive to Topeka. I wasn’t feeling exceptionally encouraged…I wasn’t feeling much of anything except tired. The person running the meeting looked at me and asked, “Chaplain, have anything for us?” I looked around the room of about 30 people…wearing masks…hard to discern what was on their minds. My mind quickly scrolled through some thoughts: -First of course… I’m tired and don’t really feel like saying…

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Member Care Spectrum

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Terry discusses the importance of viewing member care in group life as a spectrum. The spectrum goes from Necessary  to Nice. Necessary are those physical, emotional, spiritual or relational needs in member’s lives where the need exceeds current capacity. Everyone is called to carry their own load so we can’t eliminate every burden, nor should we but at times people need help when the burden is to heavy to carry alone. At the nice end of the spectrum are those…

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Mission – The Forgotten M

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Rodney talks about Mission being the forgotten M of group life. Meetings are on the calendar and member care faces us at every meeting, but mission can be forgotten. Our role as leaders is to equip our people and to remind our members to engage in mission. Trace shared about how he is working in Christian Challenge to keep Mission on the forefront. Possible Mission Goals for Your Group Pray regularly for the lost in group Gospel conversation scoreboard Memorize…

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